5 Reasons Not To Use Flash

Personally, beyond a simple Flash banner, I don't see much use for it in the web development world. Yes, it does have that coolness factor if you do it right. But the fact is that too many people do it wrong right now. My number one reason for not using flash is that it kills SEO. Well let's say that's my number two reason, number one: I can't really use it :).

Loren Baker writes:

  1. Flash requires bandwidth
  2. Disabled back button
  3. Flash ignores users needs
  4. Problems with third-party Flash developers
  5. Search engines do not like Flash